Ulva cavernosa Forsskål
Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen Palau Islands, West Pacific, 2 m deep
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Ulva cavernosa Forsskål 1775: 187
Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. -32, [i]- xxxvi, ... -219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyosphaeria cavernosa (Forsskål) Børgesen
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mokha, Yemen (Leliaert & Coppejans 2004: 202). Holotype: C (Leliaert & Coppejans 2004: 202). Notes: Syntype localities: “Gomfodae” (Al-Qunfudhah), Saudi Arabia; Mokha, Yemen (Silva et al. 1996). Leg. P. Forsskål (Lipkin & Silva 2002).
Source of current name
Børgesen, F. (1932). A revision of Forsskål's algae mentioned in Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica and found in his herbarium in the Botanical Museum of the University of Copenhagen. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 8(2): 1-14, 4 figs, 1 plate.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.